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COL-17 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Evaluation, Training and Advocacy in Health Promotion

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Fabian Méndez
 




Institution:
  Centre for the Development of Evaluation and Technology in Public Health (CEDETES)
  Universidade del Valle
Address:
  Sede San Fernando Calle 4 B #36-00, Edificio 118, Primer Piso Calle -
 
  Valle
Town:
  Cali
Country:
  COLOMBIA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (572) 558 5230
Fax:
  (572) 558 1947
Date of Designation:
  14/Oct/2004
Last Redesignation:
  24/Oct/2016
Expiry:
  24/Oct/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To work with PAHO/WHO in initiatives aimed to strengthen technical capacity to conduct effectiveness, process and impact evaluation of health promotion initiatives, with emphasis on those addressing health inequities. 
  2. To contribute to PAHO/WHO's work on the initiative healthy cities through enhacing the component of health promotion evaluation.  
  3. To work with PAHO/WHO in the dissemination and use of evaluation results to strengthen health promotion theory and practice.  
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Subjects:
  1. Health promotion & education 
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Types of activity:
  1. Evaluation  
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.1 - Advice and support provided to Member States to build their capacity for health promotion across all relevant programmes, and to establish effective multisectoral and multidisciplinary collaborations for promoting health and preventing or reducing major risk factors.
  Ower: 7.2 - Initiative taken by WHO in providing opportunities and means for intersectoral collaboration at national and international levels to address social and economic determinants of health, including understanding and acting upon the public health implications of trade and trade agreements, and to encourage poverty-reduction and sustainable development.
  Ower: 8.2 - Technical support and guidance provided to Member States for the implementation of primary prevention interventions that reduce environmental hazards to health, enhance safety and promote public health, including in specific settings (e.g. workplaces, homes or urban settings) and among vulnerable population groups (e.g. children).
Responsible Officer:
  CONTRERAS Alfonso
Phone:
  +1 43116
Email:
  contrera@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  BEN ABDELAZIZ Faten
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3475
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork